Since starting the ‘Tautoko’ Facebook group to support Te Arawa businesses, the kaupapa has spread nationwide. There are now Tautoko Facebook groups for Tai Tokerau, Te Moana a Toi, Ikaroa-Rāwhiti, and Tai Hauāuru. Rawiri Bhana, creator of the original Tautoko group says that Māori businesses are experienced unseen growth as a result.
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Pandemic Response Select Committee Chair Simon Bridges said he was told a gang member at a checkpoint stopped a 70-year-old Maketū resident going to the shop, because of his age. But Wiremu Edmonds the lead operator of the Maketū checkpoint refutes the claim, saying no gang member has ever been rostered in the 19 days they've been operating.
A 37-year-old man has been charged with murder in relation to the death of a two-year-old girl at Little Waihi, Western Bay of Plenty.
Police have launched a homicide investigation after a two-year-old girl was found deceased on the tidal flats at Little Waihi last Thursday.